IIT Roorkee, Imarticus Learning launch advanced certification programme in cybersecurity

The 6-month advanced certification programme will help learners get roles of cyber security analysts, information security analysts, ethical Hackers etc.

IIT Roorkee (Source: Official)IIT Roorkee (Source: Official)

Vagisha Kaushik | September 6, 2022 | 01:36 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee in collaboration with Imarticus Learning, has launched the 4th batch of advanced certification programme in cybersecurity. The duration of the programme is 6 months and the classes will start from October 1. The course will help learners work as cyber security analysts, information security analysts, ethical hackers, cloud security analysts, or application security analysts.

The programme intends to offer the best learning outcome for aspiring cybersecurity professionals. It will cover multiple cyber security processes and tools ranging from ethical hacking to incident handling. The participant will also get a chance to join in a 3-day campus immersion module and visit IIT Roorkee, which will provide them with valuable professional networking opportunities, as per an official statement from IIT Roorkee.

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“Moreover, the thoughtfully designed programme will assist learners in achieving precisely what the current cybersecurity job market demands. The courses will also enable learners to prepare for multiple security certification exams such as EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security+, etc. With live instructor-led sessions, online discussions with mentors and peers, and doubt resolution on LMS and home assignments, the programmes will include CTFs and unrelenting career support provided by Imarticus Learning to enable learners to build a prospering career in the Cybersecurity space,” added IIT Roorkee.

Nikhil Barshikar, Founder and CEO of Imarticus Learning, said, “The demand for cybersecurity professionals has skyrocketed with increasing instances of cyber crimes like phishing, malware, money laundering, etc. India reported over 18 million cyber threats just during Q1 of 2022, further underscoring the importance of skilled professionals who can protect organisations and the country itself against such threats. Our Advanced Certification Program, in collaboration with IIT Roorkee, will enable learners to gain hands-on experiences from industry experts and apply the concepts learned in the real world. The course will help them become future-ready and qualified to tackle cyber threats of any scale.

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“IIT Roorkee has been committed to offering learners the best possible experience backed by insights from industry stalwarts and experienced professors. The latest Advanced Certification Program in Cyber Security will cover the critical aspects of the cyber security spectrum and enable learners to master ethical hacking, network security, and application security skills, which will help them further their careers.” said Professor Sateesh Kumar Peddoju, IIT Roorkee.

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